Historical Thinking Skills: A Workbook for U. S. History (Paperback)
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John Irish, an experienced U.S. History teacher, has developed this workbook to focus on the historical thinking skills that high school students in the AP® U.S. History course must master in order to perform well on the exam.
Nine types of graphic organizers help students hone the skills essential for success in the course, including cause and effect, chronological reasoning, compare and contrast, contextualization, continuity and change over time, defining the period, historical argument, and turning points.
About the Author
John P. Irish received his B.A. in philosophy and political science from Southern Methodist University, his M.A. in philosophy from the University of Arkansas, and a M.L.S. in American Studies from Southern Methodist University. He is currently working on his Doctorate in Humanities from SMU. He has been teaching U.S. History for over 15 years. He currently teaches AP U.S. History at Carroll Senior High School in Southlake, Texas, where he coaches the UIL Social Studies Team and is the UIL Academic Coordinator.